APRN: Alaska News
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Get Alaska statewide news from the stations of the Alaska Public Radio Network (APRN). With a central news room in Anchorage and contributing reporters spread across the state, we capture news in the Voices of Alaska and share it with the world. Tune in to your local APRN station in Alaska, visit us online at APRN.ORG or subscribe to the Alaska News podcast right here. These are individual news stories, most of which appear in Alaska News Nightly (available as a separate podcast).
||Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015||State tallies $50k in consultant fees prepping for Obama visit; Chief justice Dana Fabe to retire; Court subpoenas emails of Pebble opponents; 3 suicides in a week leave Hooper Bay distraught; Muni planning commission approves controversial Elmore extensi||6 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||State tallies $50k in consultant fees prepping for Obama visit||Gov. Bill Walker's administration spent $50,000 on Washington, D.C., consultants to help prepare them for a visit by President Barack Obama. Download Audio||6 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Chief justice Dana Fabe to retire||Alaska Supreme Court Justice Dana Fabe was the first woman appointed to serve on the court and the first woman to serve as chief justice. She announced plans to retire next summer. Download Audio||6 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Court subpoenas emails of Pebble opponents||The Pebble mine is back in the news this week. Dozens of Pebble opponents were issued subpoenas as part of a lawsuit in federal court. That lawsuit alleges EPA was coordinating improperly with some of the mine’s opponents, and is now in the discovery ph||6 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||3 suicides in a week leave Hooper Bay distraught||Three suicide deaths in the past week have rocked the community of Hooper Bay. Troopers believe all three victims were connected. Download Audio||6 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Muni planning commission approves controversial Elmore extension||Anchorage's Planning and Zoning Commission last night [Monday] voted unanimously to move forward with the Northern Access Project. The controversial road would connect Elmore Road and Bragaw Street through the city's U-Med district. But it needs to clear||6 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||For middle schoolers to love Shakespeare, they must know Shakespeare||Thanks to a national program called Any Given Child, every Juneau eighth grader got to see Perseverance Theatre’s “Othello” before it closed on Sunday. To help prepare students, the theater’s education director went into the classrooms and had the||6 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|